Florence Laverne Coggins Fox went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday December 27, 2020.
An active member of Newman’s Chapel Baptist Church since 1953, Florence taught Sunday School and Training Union Beginner Classes. She was very supportive in Vacation Bible School, teaching for over 25 years and served many years on the Social Committee.
Florence was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Weaver Nelson Fox; her grandparents who raised her, Oscar and Alice Owens Coggins; her mother, Daisy Coggins Shuler Williamson; and two brothers, Ray and John Shuler.
Florence is survived by her three daughters; Deanna (Bill) Rogers of Greenville SC, Wanda (Mike) Ashe of Webster NC and Carolyn (Lewis, Jr.) Fouts of Franklin NC. Five grandchildren: Michael (Laura) Rogers, Brian Rogers, Jonathan (Christina) Lunsford, Hannah Lunsford, and Josh Fouts. Nine great grandchildren: Evan Rogers, Leanna Rogers, Thomas Armachain, Payton Lunsford, Samuel Lunsford, Isabel Lunsford, Josiah Lunsford, Andrew Lunsford, and Tanner Fouts. One great great grandchild, Josiah Hopson. Brothers: Howard, Vance, Leroy, and Verlon Shuler.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Newman Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Ledford and Rev. Rick Potts officiating. Speakers will be Jonathan and Hannah Lunsford. The family will receive friends from 12:00pm-2:00pm prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Newman Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Edward Holland, Ernest Chastain, Joe Buchanan, Terrell Dodgins, Richard Shope and Tim Nicholson.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to Broyhill Baptist Children's Home, 111 Sneed Drive, Clyde, NC 28721 or to Samaritans Purse, 801 Bamboo Road, Boone, NC 28607.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Fox family. Online condolences can be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com
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